My friend recently asked to go for a run and grab a smoothie or "what do you call those bowls?"
Since we were talking smoothies, I immediately knew she meant açaí. Açaí is one of those things whose trendiness is reflected even in the way you write it. You have to include the accents, and you also need to wear Lulelemon when you order it - but I don't own Lululemon, just Nike. Oh well.
I had never actually had an açaí bowl so I was down to go. People assume that because I write for As Told Over Brunch that I must be the biggest foodie. False. For example, I have two-year-expired flour in my pantry. I cook chicken in the crockpot with no seasoning. Price is more important than being locally grown (though that may be the grad student speaking in me - actually that's just me).Read More